Does Segregation Create Winners and Losers? Residential Segregation and Inequality in Educational Attainment

  title={Does Segregation Create Winners and Losers? Residential Segregation and Inequality in Educational Attainment},
  author={Lincoln Quillian},
  journal={Social Problems},
This article examines the effects of residential segregation on the basis of poverty status and race for high school and college completion. Segregation effects are estimated by contrasting educational outcomes among persons raised in metropolitan areas with varying levels of segregation. This metropolitan-level approach provides two advantages in evaluating segregation effects over neighborhood effects studies: it incorporates effects of residential segregation outside of the affected… Expand

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